2014 Tribal Government News Stories

Navajo lawmaker firm on stance against legalizing marijuana (ABC News) 3/4/15

Lummi Nation leader moves ahead with tribal cannabis group (Indianz) 3/3/15

Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana (Kitsap Sun) 2/27/15

Keenaw Bay Indian Community votes down casino; okays pot, same-sex marriage (Mining Gazette) 12/14/14

Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax (Foster's) 11/27/14

Tribes work to create sex offender registries (ABC News) 11/20/14

Navajo lawmakers approve tax on junk food (AZ Central) 11/17/14

First same-sex marriage reported in tribal court at Fort Washaki (Country 10) 11/15/14

Navajo lawmakers stiffen penalties for crimes such as shoplifting, abandoning a child (Greenfield Reporter) 11/13/14

Republicans hold up action on Alaskan tribal jurisdiction measure (Indianz) 11/19/14

Junk food tax on Navajo Nation lawmakers' agenda (SF Gate) 11/13/14

Cherokee leaders to address same sex marriage (WLOS) 11/4/14

Navajo election officials could be held in contempt come tomorrow (Indian Country Today) 10/30/14

Navajo Nation still blocking gay marriage (AZ Daily Sun) 10/30/14

Navajo Nation presidential candidate suffers setback after ruling (ABQ Journal) 10/28/14

Leadership advice from the tribal council (Forbes) 10/26/14

Puyallup Tribe recognizes same-sex marriages (Tacoma Weekly) 7/16/14

Arizona: Tribe disqualifies candidate for insufficient language skills (New York Times) 10/9/14

Tribal judicial systems receive a boost to the tune of $87 nillion (Indian Country Today) 10/1/14

Navajo voters could decide whether to create presidential term limit (Farmington Daily Times) 8/4/14

Law article: Tribal lenders fight federal agency investigation (Indianz) 7/30/14

At least 10 tribes adopt laws to recognize same-sex mariage (Indianz) 7/28/14

Unsettled: Passamaquoddy Tribe awaits constitutional reform (Indianz) 7/28/14

Navajo Nation bill to impose sales tax on unhealthy foods makes a comeback (Farmington, NM Daily Times) 7/14/14

Joint effort tackles Indian Country corruption in Montana (KAJ18 News) 7/10/14

Navajo oil and gas strife may calm (Farmington Daily Times) 7/7/14

Osage swear in Standing Bear as principal chief (Indian Country Today) 7/6/14

Guns banned from Indian casino in California (New York Times) 6/21/14

Ruling keeps Navajo leader away from post (Durango Herald) 6/21/14

Tribal council [Cherokee Nation] votes to increase transparency (Grand Lake News) 6/2/14

Lawsuit dismissed in Cayuga Nation leadership dispute (Auburn Citizen) 5/19/14

Former Shinnecock leaders ask BIA to reject new council, mediate dispute (Indian Country Today) 4/21/14

Navajo equality? Gay marriage and the limits of tribal sovereignty (Dissent Magazine) 4/1/14

Shelly vetoes Navajo junk food tax (Indian Country Today) 2/13/14

Same-sex marriages: Unrecognized in Navajo culture but for how long? (Indian Country Today) 2/13/14

Navajo Nation moving to build homes for veterans (The Salt Lake Tribune) 2/5/14

Oglala Sioux Tribe to draft alcohol laws (Indianz.com) 1/12/14

Navajo marriage equality on the horizon (Seattle Gay News) 1/10/14

Cuomo recognizes Indian nations and leaders (Indian Country Today) 1/8/14

Tribes move to form an independent tribal accounting standards board (Indian Country Today) 1/4/14


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